One of the best ways to engage with your blogging community is to respond to reader comments. But what’s the best way? Should you respond to every comment, every time?… Read More »What’s the best way to respond to comments on my blog?
When commenting, why do some people use a profile name and others use their real name? Does it matter which one I choose to use?
As you visit blogs and read comments, you will notice that some people appear to have an alias (e.g., chilihead) and some people appear to be using their real names… Read More »When commenting, why do some people use a profile name and others use their real name? Does it matter which one I choose to use?
This is one of those questions that comes up a lot. The short answer is do what works best for you. The long answer (you knew it would be so… Read More »Am I supposed to respond to every comment left at my blog?
Thank you to Jordan McCollum at Momma Blogga for this answer! On WordPress.com, they automatically filter spam comments using a plugin called Akismet. Sometimes spam comments aren’t marked as such.… Read More »How do I deal with Spam comments on my WordPress blog?
As you peruse the blogosphere you’ll no doubt see many blogs (mostly Blogger blogs) that have changed the word ‘Comments’ under their posts to something that is less generic and… Read More »How do I change the word ‘Comments’ to a different word at the bottom of my posts? *UPDATED*
Sometimes I miss comments that are for posts a few days old. How do I set it up so that I can receive an email telling me I have a new comment?
In Typepad: Log in to your account. Click on the Weblogs tab. Click on the Configure tab. Click on Feedback. Make sure that Email Notification is checked. It’s easy for… Read More »Sometimes I miss comments that are for posts a few days old. How do I set it up so that I can receive an email telling me I have a new comment?